Charles Joly's resume is impressive, to say the least:
World Class Global Bartending Winner
Official mixologist of the Emmy's and Oscars
James Beard Award Winner
Creator of Crafthouse Cocktails
Charles Joly was also named American bartender of the year, the top prize Saturday at the Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards.
Lifelong bartender who has turned a passion for hospitality and cocktails into a remarkable journey around the globe. A genuine love for the industry and competitive spirit (won a reality tv show! For bartending, not the Bachelor), a sizeable amount of hustle (the only American to win the World Class Global Bartending Competition) and a city teeming with like-minded visionaries (former Beverage Director at the James Beard Award winning Aviary in Chicago.